The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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November 21, 2012

Banks to display ‘Love Light Trees’

HospiceCare’s “Love Light Trees” will be situated in banks in Greenbrier and Monroe counties throughout the holiday season.

For each donation made in memory or honor of a loved one who has fought or is fighting a terminal illness, an ornament displaying that person’s name will be placed on the tree in the designated location.

“This is a great way for our community to honor their lost loved ones, or show support of those who are currently battling a life-threatening illness,” said Missy VanBuren, public relations manager for HospiceCare.

Beginning Monday, “Love Light Trees” will be displayed at the following area banks:

n First National Bank — Ronceverte, Lewisburg and White Sulphur Springs

n City National Bank — Lewisburg, Alderson, Rupert and Rainelle

n BB&T — Ronceverte (Fairlea) and Lewisburg

n First National Bank of Peterstown

Donations may be made at the banks where the trees are displayed or at HospiceCare’s Fairlea office, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

HospiceCare serves 16 West Virginia counties: Boone, Braxton, Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Putnam, Roane, Summers and Webster.

For more information about HospiceCare’s “Love Light Trees,” call 304-645-2700.


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